Break the silence

Fargo Police’s “Break the Silence” documentary aims to stop youth suicide

The Fargo Police Department are advocates in a new documentary about suicide prevention.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – In an appeal to young people, Fargo Police want you to know that your life matters. “And the star of this film is prevention,” Officer Bloom stated. Last year two Fargo high school students took their own lives. Fargo Community trust officers like Michael Bloom are taking action to bring awareness to suicide. ‘Its devastating when…

Fargo PD releases “Break The Silence” documentary to prevent suicide

The Community Engagement Team wants to help bring awareness to mental health

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – This past year, the Fargo community suffered the tragic losses of two students by suicide and the Community Engagement Team wants to do all it can to prevent further tragedies like these from happening. The department hosted a viewing and launch party for its new video, “Break the Silence,” in the City Commission Chambers. The team…

Panel Holds Discussion on the Impact of Suicide in our Community

FARGO, N.D. —¬†Every 28 seconds someone attempts to take their one life. Specifically in this state… “For youth in North Dakota the numbers are actually quite a bit above the national average,” Monica McConkey, the¬†Prairie St. John’s Director of Business Development said. To help lower those numbers, AM 1000 “The Flag” and Prairie St. John’s is holding a panel in…